Drew Brees
January 07, 2020 - 11:30 am
As the sting of the Saints playoff loss to the Vikings begins to fade and as talk about Drew Brees and his future dominate conversations, I hope Brees comes back next season as the Saints quarterback. But should Brees decide that it is in the best interest of him and his family to retire – I would...
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David Blake
March 29, 2019 - 2:17 pm
As millions of baby boomers hit age 65 and consider retirement, a new report finds many folks can't afford to retire. Forty-eight percent of Americans have little money saved, no IRA or 401k, even pensions are rather scarce. In Metairie, certified financial planner Brad Fortier says people who...
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July 12, 2018 - 6:32 am
Jennifer Kushinka reporting... The U.S. is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia and reclaim the title of the world's biggest oil producer for the first time since the 1970s. The latest forecast from the Energy Information Administration predicts that U.S. output will grow next year to...
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Mark Menard
March 12, 2018 - 10:27 pm
"I think we've had a great run, and we may be as good as we've ever been right now [on the offensive line]." That's Zach Strief's take on the Saints' talent and depth in the most unsung department of any football team. The now former Saints offensive tackle joined Bobby Hebert and Kristian Garic on...
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March 09, 2018 - 3:46 pm
By MELINDA DESLATTE | Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Louisiana lawmakers will consider whether to redesign the pension system for future rank-and-file state workers, creating a plan that would feature a 401(k)-style investment account and shift some debt risks away from taxpayers...
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Kristian Garic
March 01, 2018 - 4:41 pm
I talked to Saints offensive tackle Zach Strief today, after a report yesterday from NFL network stating that Strief is expected to retire. Strief told me he is contemplating retirement versus playing another season and has not arrived at a decision at this time, but hopes to have a decision on his...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
February 06, 2018 - 2:23 pm
The Dow had its biggest single day point drop in history on Monday, losing 1,175 points. Yeah, that wasn't exactly great. Tuesday saw some swings as well, but don't panic. To try and get a sense of what happened already, what's likely to happen going forward, and what to do in the meantime, I spoke...
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Jim Henderson with Hokie Gajan broadcasting a Saints game
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Seth Dunlap
February 02, 2018 - 6:26 pm
A lot of people are saying yesterday was a sad day for the Saints, for Saints fans, for the National Football League, for the sports broadcasting industry. Jim Henderson, the legendary radio voice of the New Orleans Saints for 31 years, announced his retirement yesterday. To me this isn’t a time to...
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Kristian Garic
February 02, 2018 - 5:04 pm
​G.O.A.T (Greatest of all time), is a term that has sometimes been tossed around haphazardly in the sports world. It's not haphazard if you're referencing Jim Henderson, long time voice of the New Orleans Saints. Hondo announced his retirement yesterday after three decades as the voice of the...
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